Adapted from CNET’s running tally, updated Thursday.
Lots more detail—and bold-face names—in Rebecca Fleenor’s labor of love.
- Are You Sleeping: Based on novel about true crime podcasts.
- Calls: Adaptation of Timothée Hochet’s French series
- Defending Jacob: Teenage son accused of murder.
- Little America: Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon immigrants drama
- Losing Earth: Based on NY Times article about climate change
- My Glory Was I Had Such Friends: Based on Amy Silverstein’s 2017 memoir
- Pachinko: Multiple generations of Koreans migrate to Japan.
- Swagger: Early life of NBA basketball player Kevin Durant
- Shantaram: Australian bank robber escapes prison, flees to Bombay
- Untitled: Drama series from La La Land’s Damien Chazelle
- Untitled: Mystery drama about child journalist chasing murderer
- Untitled: Psychological thriller by Sixth Sense director M. Night Shyamalan
- Central Park: Animated musical comedy from the creator of Bob’s Burgers
- Dickinson: A comedic twist on the spinster poet of Amherst
- Little Voice: Musical dramedy with songs by Sara Bareilles
- Untitled: Videogame developer comedy via creator of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”
- Untitled: 30 Rock producer Colleen McGuinness comedy series
- Amazing Stories: Reboot of Spielberg’s sci-fi series
- Foundation: Adaptation of Isaac Asimov’s sci-fi classic
- Time Bandits: Remake of Terry (Monty Python) Gilliam’s film
- See: Sci-fi drama set in a future where humans are born blind
- Untitled: Sci-Fi series from X-Man screenwriter/producer
- Planet of the Apps: Shark Tank knockoff
- Carpool Karaoke: Spinoff of James Corden’s Late Late Show schtick
- Home: High-end real estate porn
- Peanuts: Charlie Brown multi-series, specials, shorts
- Sesame Workshop multi-series, without Sesame Street
Reese Witherspoon projects
- Untitled: Morning TV wars with Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston
- Untitled: Space drama from creator of the reimagined Battlestar Galactic
- Oprah Winfrey: Big name, no details
- Justin Lin: Fast & Furious director; no details.
My take: I’m a little blown away. This is a daunting list for Hollywood newcomers with no clear business plan. I’m hoping for the best, but if Tim Cook is looking for ways to trim Apple’s sails, I bet he could find some savings here.
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